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Stories from Saturday, February 16, 2013

Wilders, Byrd song brings attention to child abuse (02/16/13)
Sometimes tragedy can be the source of inspiration. Such is the case of a new song written and performed by a few Blytheville area artists. "Don't Look the Other Way," written by Chuck and C.J. Wilder and sung by Marybeth Byrd, is a song about child abuse and raising awareness of the problem and was inspired by some very recent tragic events...
Shahriari writing contest proving popular (02/16/13)
A collection of writings from Blytheville students who have participated in Dr. Sia Shahriari's writing contest have been brought together and published in an anthology with hopes of giving the public an opportunity to recognize these students for the works they have created...
Council sets busy Tuesday (02/16/13)
One of Blytheville's vacant warehouses may soon have a new tenant. Tuesday night, the Blytheville City Council is expected to consider a resolution that allows the city to lease the empty warehouse at the corner of Wilson and Elm streets to Mike Leathers Auction...
IRS probe still probing (02/16/13)
Second Judicial District prosecuting attorney Scott Ellington said Friday that his office is still reviewing information collected by the FBI and Arkansas State Police regarding the city of Blytheville's multimillion payroll tax debt. "We're still working on it. It's still under review," Ellington said...
Alien Ann Henson Jaco (02/16/13)
Mrs. Alien Ann Henson Jaco of Manila passed from this life Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her home. Born to Charlie and Bertha Stedman Henson in Light, Ark., she was a lifelong resident of Manila and retired from Brown Shoe Company of Leachville. Alien was a woman of many talents and used them tenaciously for family, friends and church. ...
Gloria S. Howard (02/16/13)
Ms. Gloria S. Howard, 70, of Blytheville, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at her home. Born in Blytheville to Eugene "Pete" and Nola B. Howard, she was a graduate of Harrison High School and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (AM&N;). She received her master's degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro...
Latasha Nicole Fields (02/16/13)
Latasha Nicole Fields, 27, of Osceola, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Wilson Funeral Home of Blytheville.
Latasha Nicole Fields Latasha Nicole Fields, 27, of Osceola, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Wilson Funeral Home of Blytheville. (02/16/13)
Still time to fight nonsensical Senate bill (02/16/13)
Maybe it is just the desire to remember what used to be good -- remembering things that meant something and wondering if things will ever be the same.
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